East Africa

Britain the first country to congratulate Uhuru on win

British Prime Minister Teresa May with President Uhuru Kenyatta during a past visit. PHOTO | FILE<p><b>By NAIROBI NEWS REPORTER</b><p>Britain became the first …

Africa

Corporal punishment: How parents harm children with violence

Three in four children regularly suffer violence committed by parents and guardians. In Africa, too, many children become victims of domestic …

World News

BBC World Service - Africa Today, Zimbabwe reacts to Mugabe's grip on power

Reactions from the Zanu-PF party and from the ground; the Supreme Court in Kenya confirms Uhuru Kenyatta as president; and inspiring female footballers in Ghana

Africa

East Africa: How Magufuli and Museveni's U.S.$7 Billion Deals Reshape Region

President John Magufuli and President Yoweri Museveni at Masaka State Lodge.<p>Kampala — <i>How US$7bn deals are reshaping relations in the region</i><p>If …

Africa

Africans are getting healthier and wealthier...

IN MANY ways the story of Africa in the 21st century is one of success. Great strides have been made tackling diseases such as HIV/AIDS and malaria. …

Africa

Kenya: More deaths as Supreme Court upholds re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta

Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga took to the streets and engaged police in running battles after the Supreme Court unanimously …

Africa

New flight to Johannesburg and Nairobi

Alitalia will start new services to <b>Nairobi and Johannesburg</b> from spring 2018. Both flights will be operated 4 days a week by 250-seat Airbus A330 …

Nairobi

These athletes are running toward a bright future

<i>Story by Elias Gebreselassie; photos by Collin Hughes.</i><p>Bekoji — a town 220 kilometers east of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — is a unique place. High in the …

Addis Ababa

The 23-Year-Old Who Dresses African Soccer Teams

In divided African nations, soccer jerseys create national pride.<p>When South Sudan’s national men’s soccer team won its first ever international match in 2015, the team wasn’t dressed in Nike or Adidas or any of the other major international sportswear companies. Instead, uniforms for the world’s …

Africa

EMERGING MARKETS-Central European currencies recover from bout of German angst

* CEE currencies claw back after hit from German uncertainty<p>* South Africa bracing for rating decisions<p>* Hungary expected to make key policy changes …

Economy

Kenyan Steel Tycoon Narendra Raval To Invest $200 Million In Cement Plant

Kenyan steel tycoon Narendra Raval reportedly plans to invest several millions of dollars in constructing a 750-million tonne cement plant in Kenya.<p>According to a report by <i>Business Daily</i>, the new project which will cost more than $200 million, will be built on a 20-hectare piece of land in …

Entrepreneurship

Top Stories: Charles Manson Dies; Kenya's Supreme Court Upholds Election

Good morning, here are our early stories:<p><b>— Charles Manson, Cult Leader Of Brutal 1969 Murders, Dies.</b><p><b>— Kenya's Supreme Court Affirms Re-Election Of Uhuru Kenyatta.</b><p><b>— Future Of Germany's Merkel In Doubt As Coalition Talks Collapse.</b><p><b>— Bad Weather Hampers Search For Missing Argentine Submarine.</b><p><b>— Jeffrey</b> …

Charles Manson

Paul Pogba dedicates goal to migrants sold as slaves in Libya

<b>(CNN) —</b> Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba used a triumphant performance for the English Premier League club to highlight the issue of migrants sold into slavery in Libya, after an exclusive CNN investigation last week.<p>After scoring the third goal in his side's 4-1 victory over Newcastle …

Paul Pogba

Kenya Leader's Win Backed by Court, Ending Months of Uncertainty

Kenya’s top court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidential win, ending three months of electoral uncertainty that have slowed growth in East Africa’s …

Business

Monday's best photos: urban biking and Balinese festival

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a marathon on the sea and a world record breaking motorcycle attempt

Photography

Celebrations as Uhuru wins

In Summary<p>Supreme Court upholds President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.<p>Supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday broke out in song and dance …

Africa

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Charles Manson dead at 83, Mueller digs into James Comey's firing, Mugabe still refusing to step down, and more.<p><i>Everything you need to know about the world this morning, curated by VICE.</i><p>US News<p><b>Mueller Wants Emails on FBI Director's Firing</b>The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the …

Charles Manson

Trudeau's peacekeeping announcement was a whole lot of nothing

It creates the illusion that Canada is committed to peacekeeping without making a meaningful commitment<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new …

Canada

Kenya’s 'politics of fascism and segregation' and the way

Trevor Ombija hosts Kisumu governor, prof. Anyang Nyong'o, Political commentator David Osiany, Kenya global diaspora alliance leader, Dr. Shem …

Kenya

War on Hunger: Feeding the Hungry in South Sudan - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Risky air drops and truck deliveries across some of the most dangerous roads in the world: To tackle what is currently Africa's worst hunger crisis, …

Africa

Somalia: Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia - Report

The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said …

Africa

EU Naval Force Intercepts Suspected Pirates Off Somalias Coast

A European Union naval force captured assailants who fired rocket-propelled grenades at a container ship off Somalia’s coast, highlighting the threat …

Business

Chaos in Kisumu after supreme decision

In Summary<p>The demos turned violent in some parts of Nyanza, Mr Odinga’s home turf, and Kibera and Mathare slums in the capital Nairobi.<p>In Kisumu, a …

Raila Odinga

Libya slave auctions may be crime against humanity: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 (APP):UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Monday expressed his horror over video footage showing migrants being sold as …

Antonio Guterres

Clamor for justice: Yugoslav court leaves global legacy

BELGRADE (Reuters) - When a court on the Dutch North Sea coast issues its final verdict this week, it will signal the end of an experiment that has reverberated around the world, from the killing fields of Rwanda to the CIA's secret cells in Europe.<p>The International Criminal Tribunal for the former …

World News

South Sudan’s ex-military chief released from house arrest for medical treatment

South Sudan’s former military chief of staff Paul Malong has been released from house arrest on humanitarian grounds and flown to Kenya for medical …

News (Ireland)

I want justice for baby Pendo's death – mother

In Summary<p>Six-month-old Samantha Pendo was hit on the head and died from internal bleeding. Her parents claim a police officer hit her.<br>• An Ipoa report …

Policing

Most SA youngsters don't trust leaders: Unicef

File: Primary school enrolment has declined in 21 countries, including Syria and Tanzania, due to financial crises, rapid population growth and …

News (South Africa)

PARKIN: Trudeau’s peacekeeping plan turns its back on violence

A speech by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to a United Nations peacekeeping audience last week was condescending, largely untrue, an absolute …

Canadian News

Supreme Court Upholds Kenyatta's Re-Election

[Capital FM] The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision, dismissed the petitions challenging the validity of the October 26 presidential election.

IEBC